Pam Harland has been a librarian for over 20 years working in public libraries, academic libraries, and at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston as a research librarian. She has been a certified Library Media Specialist since 1999 and additionally serves as the Library Director at Sanborn Regional High School.
Degrees and Education
- BA, English Literature, University of New Hampshire
- MS, Information Systems, Drexel University
- Learning Commons and preparing students for college-level research.
Publications and Presentations
- Harland, Pamela, guest editor. “The Learning Spaces Issue” Knowledge Quest Mar/Apr 2014.
- Harland, Pamela. The Learning Commons: Seven Simple Steps to Transform Your Library. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited/ABC-CLIO, 201..
- Harland, Pamela. “Taking the Lead: Towards a Learning Commons” School Library Monthly Oct. 2011.
- Harland, Pamela. “The Kindle Learning Commons” Library Media Connection Aug. 2010: 50-51.
- Harland, Pamela. High School Book Club – Now With Kindles!” Teacher Librarian Jun. 2010: 57-59.
- Harland, Pamela. “Library 2.0 in Plymouth, NH: How One Library Uses Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Services to Students & Staff” Library Media Connection Apr. 2009: 57-58.
- “Featured Speaker” MassCUE, Foxborough MA, Oct. 22-23, 2014.
- “Sink or Swim: Will Your Students Rise to the Challenge of College-Level Research?” American Association of School Libraries Conference, Hartford CT, Nov. 15, 2013.
- “Library Spaces in the Learning Commons” L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec Library Association, Montreal QC, May 9, 2013.
- “Towards a Learning Commons” American Library Association Midwinter Conference/New England School Library Leadership Conference, Boston MA, Jan. 15 2010.
Awards and Distinctions
- New Hampshire Librarian of the Year, 2010
- New Hampshire Intellectual Freedom Award, 2009
Associations, Boards, and Committees
- American Association of School Librarians
- AASL National School Library Program of the Year Award Committee
- AASL Repurposing and Managing the Brands Task Force
- New Hampshire School Library Media Association
- New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education
- Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference Steering Committee
- Learning Resources Centers and Services